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Know Your Target and What Is Beyond It

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin Before we begin, let’s review the first three rules we have discussed: Every gun is loaded, Keep your finger off the trigger, and Keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction So … Continue reading

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Keep the Muzzle Pointed in a Safe Direction (Part 2)

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin As it turns out, there is one more story to tell, and this one didn’t have a happy ending. A boy about the age of 10 years went hunting with his father … Continue reading

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Keep the Muzzle Pointed in a Safe Direction

Written by Sierra Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin The next rule to live by is to keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction until it is time to discharge the firearm. A safe direction could be defined as ‘If the … Continue reading

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Keep Your Finger off the Trigger

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin The next thing on the list of rules to live by is to keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot. I shoot in International Defensive Pistol Association … Continue reading

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Every Gun Is Loaded

Written by Sierra Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin This is a continuation from my previous article about gun safety. As I was standing on the 4-H shooting line watching the youngsters do a bang up job (pun intended) of putting holes … Continue reading

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Gun Safety Rules to Live By

Written by Sierra Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin Safety is, or should be, a major concern for all shooters. There are a few things to remember when working with a loaded firearm. I may not have been the first to say … Continue reading

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Project ChildSafe

Over the past decade, the National Shooting Sports Foundation has distributed more than 36 million firearm safety kits to law enforcement agencies through Project ChildSafe. Their efforts help prevent firearm accidents and keep guns out of the wrong hands. Project … Continue reading

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